Job DescriptionAbout the Jacksonville Jaguars The Jacksonville Jaguars are a professional football team and a member of the National Football League. The Jaguars are one of the NFL’s youngest franchises, and played its first regular season home game on September 3, 1995. The Jaguars are owned by Shahid Khan, a visionary leader whose businesses include Flex-N-Gate (auto parts), Fulham Football Club (UK soccer team). The Jaguars play at EverBank Field in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. Under Mr. Khan’s leadership, EverBank Field has evolved to include some of the most unique stadium assets, including swim spas and 19 video boards, two of which are longer than a football field.
Summary Works primarily with marketing and sales group to conceptualize, design, and produce visual communications that meet specific brand and goals of the organization. These include proposals, displays, packaging, publications, web solutions and logo design. The ideal candidate will be a self-sufficient designer with a strong portfolio, have a strong sense of typography, very detail-oriented and demonstrates creative flair and initiative. Job Responsibilities
- Meet with colleagues to review and plan for business objectives and project requirements;
for a wide variety of projects. · Keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as:
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, etc. · Coordinate and build positive relationships with, printers, copywriters, illustrators, account
executives, web developers, marketing specialists and other designers. · Creating and updating brand guidelines; ensuring the Jaguars brand is accurately used. · Digital (RGB) - Marketing Emails, Landing Pages, Banner Ads, Thumbnails and Splash Pages,
Social Media Content, Video Content including presentations, slides, and digital billboards. · Print (CMYK) - Stationary including Marketing Mailers & Sales Flyers, Newspaper and
Magazine Ads, Merchandise and Packaging, Signs, Banners, Wraps and Wayfinding. Job Requirements
- Passion for design with a portfolio showcasing expert use of design principles, typography,
icons, responsive layouts, mobile design, web fonts and file types. · Must be able to produce mockups, graphics, and layouts to accurate specifications. · Print (CMYK) - Understanding of print production including color space, page layout
(bleeds/spreads/margins/etc.), typography and visual hierarchy, paper and material options. · Must be able to shoot, edit, cut and crop photography for use in marketing campaigns. · Ability to work under strict deadlines and budget time effectively. · Creative problem solver. · Solid organizational skills; strong verbal and written communicator. · Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design.
- Ability to translate design to HTML/CSS, is a plus. · Ability to animate design for added value using Adobe After Effects, is a plus. · Ability to work with 3D files in Cinema 4D to take design further, is a plus. · Two+ years of professional design experience desired.
Applications are being accepted online only. Please do not call to apply for this position. Please provide complete information. An incomplete application may affect your consideration for this position. The Jacksonville Jaguars are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, rules, or legal requirements. By submitting this application, you understand that you may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. You certify that the information in your application is true, correct and complete. You authorize the Jaguars and its representatives to contact your prior and current employer and other references and all others for purposes of confirmation of the information you have provided. You understand your application is subject to, among other things, your eligibility to work in the United States.